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The Challenge of Creating A Believable World: The Physical World by Dina Von Lowenkraft

Building Your Foundation in the Physical Realm The purpose of world building is to create a setting for your story. It is the structure in which your characters evolve and your story arc unfolds. It shapes how your characters view the world and how they react. Whether done consciously or unconsciously, the world you create …
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Music Your Characters Can Dance To: Creating a Playlist by Nancy Gideon

Content, content, content.  Publishers and agents want to see it.  Websites, blogs and social media venues demand it. Readers crave something that catches their eye, something that gives them an intimate link to the book they’re reading – your book. Everyone wants more, and they want to be dazzled by that ‘more.’ Having done the …
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10 Lessons for Writing a Series by Laura Kaye

It’s great to be back at Savvy Authors again, this time to celebrate the release of my tenth novel, South of Surrender. This book is the third book in my Greek-mythology-inspired Hearts of the Anemoi series—one of four series I’m currently writing. From writing all these simultaneous series—two paranormal and two contemporary—I’ve learned a number …
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Writing True Emotions…. Laugh, Cry And Sigh As You Write by Annie Seaton

The cover quote from a well known author on my latest book said that “the love affair would make you laugh, cry and sigh.” One of the most challenging tasks for a writer of romance, and indeed any genre, is to engage the reader’s emotions. How do you enable the reader to immerse themselves in …